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Previously, if you were arrested for any felony in California, you were required to submit a DNA sample. However, on December 3, 2014, a California Court of Appeal found that this requirement is unconstitutional under the California Constitution.

The court examined the DNA Act of 1998 and the statutory scheme. Under the Act, DNA taken after an arrest could be used to see if any family members of the defendant had committed crimes, for submission to the FBI to be entered into CODIS, the California Department of Justice

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Previously, if you were arrested for any felony in California, you were required to submit a DNA sample. However, on December 3, 2014, a California Court of Appeal found that this requirement is unconstitutional under the California Constitution.

The court examined the DNA Act of 1998 and the statutory scheme. Under the Act, DNA taken after an arrest could be used to see if any family members of the defendant had committed crimes, for submission to the FBI to be entered into CODIS, the California Department of Justice

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